Resume

Education

Franklin High School Class of 2006

Experience

Youth Co-Ordinator, Heart 2 Heart PSN

  1. April 2008- February 2009
    Organized and ran a Transition Aged Youth with systems involvement support and advisory group
    Recorded Minutes at meetings
    Staffed Office

Pa Families Inc. (PFI)

  1. Board Member, Youth Position
    2009-2013
    Member of the Youth, Netwroking & Publicity, and Policy & Procedure Committees

Youth Outreach Union (YOU)

  1. 2009-2012
  2. Contributing Writer at the YOU blog
    December 2009-2012

PA OMHSAS Advisory

  1. Advisory Member, consumer
    2009-March 2012
    Transition Aged Youth (TAY) Subcommittee Member
  2. Involvement in the Keystone Pride Initiative (KPRI)
    June 2010-December 2011
    Working on issues that GLBTQI individuals face in the MH community
    Helps draft policy bulletins

Autism Women’s Network (AWN)

  1. Founding Board Member
    November 2009- December 2011
  2. Director of Advocacy
    December 2009- December 2011
  3. Projects Consultant
    December 2011-2014

National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)

  1. Governing board member
    2010-2012
    Involved in the Public Outreach Committee in 2010
  2. Representative of NYLN with National Association on Rural Policy (NARP), a Rural People, Rural Policy fundee.
    November 2010- April 2014
  3. Involved in Summits for the Administration on Developmental Disabilities On the PA team for ADD’s spring 2011 Summits
  4. Chair, Education and Media Committee
    2011
    Ran meetings on Education and Media, including zine building and anti-bullying work.

Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN)

  1. Representative for Allies in Self Advocacy ADD summit Planning
    July 2011-2012
  2. Contributor to Rural Guide
    2011
  3. Social Media Co-Ordinator
    2012- 2017
  4. Representative on PA ODP’s Information Sharing and Advisory Committee
    2014- Present
  5. Representative on PA ODP’s Chapter 6100 Regulations Advisory
    February 2015- 2017

Allied Media Conference

  1. Co-coordinator on the Disability Justice Track 2011
    November 2010-July 2011
  2. Co-cordinator on Disability Practice Space 2012
    November 2011-July 2012

PersephoneMagazine.com

  1. Contributing Writer
    March 2011-present

Shift Journal

  1. Contributing Writer
    September 2011-2012
Self-Advocates United As 1 (SAU1)
  1. Board Member
    January 2012- Present
  2. Partnership Trainer
    March 2012-December 2014
  3. SAU1 Representative on Partnership Training Management Team
    June 2012-December 2014
  4. SAU1 Representative PA ODP Future’s Planning Extended Team
    April 2013- November 2015
    Work Groups: Provider qualifications; Values
  5. Temple’s PDSS project advisory member
    August, 2013- Present
  6. Pennsylvania Disability Voting Coalition
    July 2013- Present
  7. Vice President
    December 2015-Present
  8. Social Media Consult
    January 2013-2017
Disability Right Now
  1. Staff Writer
    March 2012- May 2012
  2. PR Lead
    April 2012- May 2012

Collaboration to Promote Self Determination (CPSD)

  1. Social Media Coordinator (Contracted)
    January 2013- September 2014

Cracked Mirror In Shalott

  1. Writer
    2009-Present
    (Started at crackedmirrorinshalott.blogspot.com,
    moved to Crackedmirrorinshalott.wordpress.com
    January 2010)

Venango County Democrats

  1. Committee member
    FRANKLIN 2
    2015-2017

Pennsylvania Developmental Disability Council

  1. Committee Person
    2015-2016
  2. Council Member (Gubernatorial appointment)
    2016-Present

Pennsylvania State-wide Independent Living Council

  1. Council Member (Gubernatorial appointment)
    2016-Present

 

 

Other Involvements

VARHA (Venango Area Riding for the Handicapped Association)

  1. Volunteer 1999-2001

Utica Fire Hall Volunteer Auxilary

  1. 2000-2006

Society for Creative Anachronism

  1. 2001-present
  2. Award of Arms & Silver Bucckle (Service Award), 2003

Venture Scouts

  1. Secretary, Oil City Troop
    2004-2005

Venango County Children’s Round Table

  1. 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Focus On Our Future, Venango County

  1. 2008-2012

Presentations and Speaking Engagements

CASSP Conference, speaking with brother on sibling-consumer relationships, 2000 (?)

Youth Voice Conferece, Summer 2009

Heart 2 Heart Conference, Seclusion and Restraint Bill, March 2010

Autreat, Advocacy 101, June 2010

[Note: This section is out of date as of 2011]

Publications

Teen Voices, 2003, [On Coming Out As Bisexual]

Queer Ramblings, July 2003 Issue 33, “The Fair” (Short Story), as Nicolette Coer

NYLN Newsletter, Fall 2009 “Coming Out With Pride”

NYLN Newsletter, Spring 2010 “Community Building: Autism Women’s Network”

NYLN Newsletter, Fall 2010 “To Inspiration” (Poem) and “To Inspiration: An Accessible Interpretation”

[Note: This section is out of date as of 2011]

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